Director, Digital Power Systems

March 17 2023
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Power, Hydraulic, Wind, Nuclear
Montreal, QC | Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC | Toronto, ON | Calgary, AB | Vancouver, BC • Full time

Type of position: Regular

An overview of your future role at BBA

You’ll be reporting to the Vice-President, Digital Expertise, and will be responsible for developing and deploying a plan that defines the strategic and operational objectives for the digital power systems sector. As a positive leader, you’ll have the exceptional opportunity to lead, engage and develop a highly experienced engineering team. Your main goal will be to expand the firm’s current regional successes into national successes while addressing strategic, tactical and operational aspects.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to...

  • Deliver Canadian expansion of our digital power systems services while supported by a mature and experienced engineering and commissioning team of approximately 20 people.
  • Review and update the digital power systems strategy and action plan.
  • Identify target clients and strategies toward building a sustainable portfolio, balanced between repeat business and diverse projects.
  • Recommend potential strategic resources and organizations that can complement in-house expertise.
  • Plan and manage operational activities while also managing business development.
  • Plan and manage activities associated with using the four digital power system labs operating at BBA.
  • Develop a commercial and pricing strategy needed to win.
  • Manage assigned human, technological, informational and financial resources.
  • Review public RFPs and those specifically intended for BBA and steer the proposal execution plan and deliverables in the direction needed to win, using elements established in the pursuit strategy.
  • Identify and assess key digital power systems skills that are needed to perform high quality work and expand our markets, then hire qualified people.
  • Monitor industry trends and best practices.
  • Ensure the Digital Power Systems team collaborates with departments in the three regions (Eastern, Central and Western).

Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Inspirational leadership
  • Caring mindset that puts people first
  • Managerial courage
  • Strong interest in the world of technology and innovation
  • Interest in solving the most complex challenges

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • University degree in Engineering
  • Over 10 years of experience in the power systems industry
  • Team management experience
  • Excellent relational and soft skills
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent leadership, team management and partner management skills
  • Superior communication skills, both spoken and written, and ability to adapt to the audience
  • Bilingual (English and French), both spoken and written
  • Knowledge of electrical substation technologies
  • Knowledge of protection relay configuration
  • Asset: knowledge of the IEC 61850 standard
  • Asset: knowledge of HMI/SCADA system configuration
  • Asset: knowledge of protection relay test equipment

With us, you’ll get many benefits

  • A flexible schedule that allows you to work at the office and from home
  • A caring environment where everyone’s ideas are listened to and where there’s no sense of hierarchy
  • Friendly, eco-mindful and high-tech workspaces
  • Committees involved in important causes: diversity, social commitment, etc.
  • A growing business with many opportunities
  • An inclusive culture that values diversity, respect and openness
  • At the office and on job sites, health, safety and the environment are a top priority

About BBA
For over 40 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada’s leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 15 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow’s industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people’s passion and excellence make BBA a Canada’s Best Employer and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we’re committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
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